The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Device Drivers
Rank 223 218 230
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 19 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.70% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
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£338 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +32.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -11.25%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2001 1712 2014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.79% 20.31% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1029 821 848
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 129 173
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region.

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region.

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +3 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -6 1 - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Device Driver also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Device Driver.

1 23 (76.67%) Software Engineering
2 19 (63.33%) C
3 15 (50.00%) Linux
4 13 (43.33%) C++
5 8 (26.67%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (23.33%) Windows
6 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
6 7 (23.33%) Android
7 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (20.00%) Intel
8 5 (16.67%) Embedded C
8 5 (16.67%) Degree
8 5 (16.67%) Validation
9 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
10 3 (10.00%) SCCM
10 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
10 3 (10.00%) LTE
10 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
10 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 3 (10.00%) Mercurial
10 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
10 3 (10.00%) Automake
10 3 (10.00%) Debian
10 3 (10.00%) Military
10 3 (10.00%) JIRA
10 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (10.00%) Marketing
10 3 (10.00%) HP

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Device Driver also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Device Driver. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.00%) LTE
2 3 (10.00%) SSL
2 3 (10.00%) SNMP
3 2 (6.67%) VoIP
3 2 (6.67%) WCDMA
3 2 (6.67%) Internet
3 2 (6.67%) Wireshark
3 2 (6.67%) HSPA
4 1 (3.33%) 2G
4 1 (3.33%) DVB
4 1 (3.33%) 3G
4 1 (3.33%) UTRAN
4 1 (3.33%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.00%) Mercurial
1 3 (10.00%) Automake
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) GNU Toolchain
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.00%) Military
1 3 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Multimedia
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Build Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Real Time Software Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Real Time Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (3.33%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) OpenCL
1 2 (6.67%) DirectCompute
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.00%) Firmware
2 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.67%) Handset
2 2 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (6.67%) CUDA
3 1 (3.33%) Kindle
3 1 (3.33%) VHDL
3 1 (3.33%) STB
3 1 (3.33%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (23.33%) Windows
3 7 (23.33%) Android
4 3 (10.00%) Debian
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Phone
5 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.33%) VxWorks
6 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (16.67%) Validation
3 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
4 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Time Management
6 1 (3.33%) Scrum
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) C
2 13 (43.33%) C++
3 5 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 3 (10.00%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) VBScript
4 3 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.33%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
1 3 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Intel
2 3 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Apple
3 2 (6.67%) QNX
4 1 (3.33%) Green Hills